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Sep 12, 2019 Sciographies
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In this episode, we interview Dr. Sara Iverson to learn about her upbringing in Michigan, her fascinating path through university and grad school, what it’s like to work in the field with wild animals, and how to tag sharks and track them for studies that inform conservation policies. Dr. Sara Iverson is a marine biologist with Dalhousie University and the Scientific Director of the Ocean Tracking Network. She’s also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada—an honour that recognizes her...
Topics: podcast, ckdu, sciographies
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This week: Host and reporter Karli Zschogner speaks with KSU Financial Vice President Marie Dolcetti-Koros on last week's student government member meeting cancelation with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.  King's students Antoin Merce and Adam Yemming reflect on meeting alumna Stephanie Dick in the last Automatons lecture series on Artificial Intelligence and career paths.  Hear from Ava Whitney-Coulter of UKing's World University Services of Canada (WUSC) and...
Topics: Sexual Assault Policy, Jeniffer Mukasa, WUSC, refugee
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This Week: Dr. Afua Cooper discusses with host and reporter Karli Zschogner after talk at UKing's “The Ownership of Her Womb”: Black Women, Reproduction, and Slavery in Canada. She says we have much to learn through the impacts of colonization and slavery today.  King's Journalism student Jayde Tynes, member of the King's Equity Committee reflects on Cooper’s talk and the connection of slavery inlaws that had been in Canada and US, and King’s Inquiry on its connection to slavery....
Topics: Afua Cooper, Women, Slavery, reproduction, Jayde Tynes, King's The Watch Magazine
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This week, Karli Zschogner hosts an in-depth discussion with Dalhousie’s new and first Mi'kmaq Dalhousie Student Union President Aaron Prosper. From Eskasoni First Nation, he discusses his plan, with discussion on incorporating traditional knowledge into academia, two-eyed seeing, and into the next steps of incorporating. Libby Scofield, organizer of a King's Tenants Rights Workshop discusses commonly unknown rights of tenants. King’s Professor Gordon McOuat of the Automatons! From Ovid to...
Topics: Karli Zschogner, Aaron Prosper, Mi'kmaq, Gordon McOuat
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Host and reporter Karli Zschogner brings a law special in discussion on the barriers & efforts to address with Fabian Suárez-Amaya on Dalhousie's IDEALaw 2018 Conference. Then a one-on-one interview with Omar Khadr's lawyer Dennis Edney. He reflects on his time represents Omar through four prime ministers, the public’s understanding of a child soldier, while providing recommendations to law school. This is followed by reflections from Halifax poet El Jones on Khadr’s talk as well as...
Topics: Dennis Edney, Omar Khadr, lawyer, IDEALaw, El Jones, Child Soldiers, Abdul Abdi
Col. Hadfield was stopped at Dalhousie University for his Canada 151 tour. Host and reporter Karli Zschogner interviewed attendees on what Col. Chris Hadfield means to them including students who dressed up. CKDU’s Francella Fiallos and Darryl Smith interview Dalhousie Student Union Nominees.
Topics: Chris Hadfield, Astronaut, global citizen, 2018 Dalhousie Student Union, Darryl Smith, Francella...
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With the opening of the Dalhousie Student Union Election season, host and reporter Karli Zschogner survey’s Dalhousie student and what they believe is most important including support for international students, mental services, attendance policies. Hear from Izzy Ortner who was elected as Communications Vice President during the King’s Student Union Elections.   Professor of Humanities Gordan McOuat is the brainchild of the King’s lecture series on the historical to modern view into...
Topics: 2018 Student Union Elections, Gordan McOuat, Artificial Intelligence
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Host and reporter Karli Zschogner breaks down the University of King's College Elections alongside interviews with elected Michael Greenlaw and Marie Dolcetti-Koros. King’s Journalism student Sandra Hannebohm was a panelist alongside Desmond Cole and poet El Jones during African Heritage Month. She speaks on how she got involved, and her reflection around the discussion around journalistic objectivity and the current effects of black communities.
Topics: African History Month, Sandra Hannebohm, Desmond Cole, King's Elections, Marie Dolcetti-Koros,...
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As Dalhousie hosts a Radical Justice Symposium focusing on black and Indigenous Issues, speaker Mercedes Peters, a Dal Masters in History student shares her research on intergenerational trauma including the impacts of assimilation policies on Indigenous lives and identities over time.  Kelsie Young of Dream Webs was a vendor at the Racial Justice Symposium shares how she interweaves arts and crafts into addressing human rights and culture. Students from King’s and Dal attend an evening...
Topics: Romeo Dallaire, Child Soldiers, Radical Justice Symposium, Anna Maria Tremonti
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In light of its 200th anniversary, Dalhousie hosted the Dal Lead Conference the first week of February.  Alongside Senator Wanda Thomas, Anishinaabe Comedian and media producer Ryan McMahon was invited to share his understanding of what needs to be done going forward.  Host Karli asks what the role of comedy means to him, the qualities of leadership, career building, and personalizing reconciliation.
Topic: Ryan McMahon
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Jan 21, 2019
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Rev. Russell Elliott was born in 1917. When he graduated from university in 1937, some of his classmates were going off to fight in WWII. He has lived all over Nova Scotia, watching it, the communities he made home and the entire world around him change in so many different ways over so many years. He witnessed the effects of the Great Depression. He was 10 when the television was invented and well into his teens when the first one came into his home. A few months over a century in age, he...
Topics: ckdu, podcast
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Nov 22, 2018
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Hali-facts Episode 03
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Nov 22, 2018
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Hali-facts Episode 02
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Nov 22, 2018
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He went from the varsity soccer team at Dalhousie to striking a deal that made him Tesla’s first university research partner ever. Physicist Jeff Dahn isn’t one to “stand around and let grass grow” under his feet. He has led a highly-acclaimed career in battery science. Known around the world as one of the pioneering developers of the lithium-ion batteries now found in portable electronics, power tools, electric vehicles and large-scale energy storage, Dr. Dahn has been recognized with...
Topics: podcast, ckdu
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Aug 15, 2018
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She went from feeling personally responsible for documenting a lunar eclipse as a kid to taking hints from nature to inspire her research as a biomedical scientist and engineer. Dr. Sarah Wells is the Assistant Dean of the Medical Sciences program at Dalhousie University and a professor in both the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Biomedical Engineering. She tells us about reading every astronomy book in the Lucan, Ontario library and her work on understanding...
Topics: science, halifax
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Aug 15, 2018
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He went from quantum theory to co-founding his own tech start-up. Jordan Kyriakidis grew up in Toronto, the child of Greek immigrants. He makes bold moves. First, he moved halfway across the country with his then-girlfriend after his second year of undergrad. Now he’s the CEO and President of QRA Corp., a company the associate professor with Dal’s Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science formed after working with an industry partner on quantum computing research. He tells us about how...
Topics: science, halifax
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Jul 16, 2018
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She went from a little girl playing in her dad’s laboratory in India to earning recognition as one of Canada’s Top 150 Women in STEM last year. Mita Dasog started university at age 16, got hired as a summer research assistant at 17, then earned her PhD in her mid-20s. Now she’s an assistant professor of chemistry and her work involves designing new materials for use in renewable energy solutions. She tells us about growing up in India, how she fell in love with science, and the challenges...
Topic: #halifax #dalhousie #science
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Jul 9, 2018
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He went from flunking a year in high school to identifying a gap in scientific research on dopamine and smoking tobacco as an undergraduate sociology major. When the young  Sean  Barrett realized he couldn’t fill that gap through the lens of sociology, he switched to psychology and completed an honours project that served as the foundation for the rest of his career. Now Dr.  Sean  Barrett is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and head of the Dalhousie Substance...
Topics: Halifax, science, research
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Jun 19, 2018 Jayde Tynes
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Needing validation from others in order to feel fulfilled is problematic, but let's be real receiving validation for ones art is a good feeling. There is this myth that has been floating around that as black people we do not support one another. One Black Nova Scotian man is proving that is all hot air.  Host, Jayde Symone, opens the show by sharing a recent experience she had with receiving validation from her community. She is joined on the show by actor, dancer, and up and coming director...
Topics: African Nova Scotian, Cory Bowles, Black Cop, Canada, Nova Scotia, Scotian, Black, storytelling,...
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Jun 18, 2018 CKDU-FM
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Sciographies  introduces listeners to scientists at Dalhousie University. Each episode explores events in our guest’s life that left an impression powerful enough to lead them to their career in science. Guests will also talk about their research and provide thought-provoking commentary on topics like climate change, cannabis research, endangered species and more. Episode Description: She went from creating her own poetry zines to publishing her first scientific paper in Nature Geoscience...
Topics: Halifax, science, research, DalU
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Jun 11, 2018
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A profile of Tamar. A look at the LGBTQ+ scene in Toronto and how that contrasts with Tamar's experience in Israeli culture.
Topics: Out, LGBTQ, University
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Jun 11, 2018
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An exploration of being "out" and how that word can mean many different things. 
Topics: LGBT, Out, University
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May 14, 2018 Jayde Tynes
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Poetry is used to fight for social equity and to soothe the soul. As long as people have been communicating poetry has lived, starting from the throat and transitioning to the paper. No matter the method it's power illuminates.  Host, Jayde Symone, opens the show with some of what she calls "pre-teen poetry". Poems she wrote when she was 12-years-old and still has today. She is joined by dancer, and poet Abena Beloved Green. Who has recently published her first book of poetry titled...
Topics: African Nova Scotian, Black, podcast, African Canadian, Black Canadian, Black Identity
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Apr 27, 2018 Jayde Tynes
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Displacement is becoming a larger issue across the globe, areas that were previously considered undesirable are now being built up as more and more people move into urban cites. But, what happens to the people who lived there first, to the community they have built for themselves? Halifax Nova Scotia's North End has a long and rich history that has created a unique identity but as the North End changes so does the distinct community.  Host, Jayde Symone, opens the show with one of many stories...
Topics: african nova scotian, black Canadians, Nova Scotia, Jayde Symone, Wendie Wilson, podcast, Nova...
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Apr 19, 2018 Jayde Symone Tynes
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Artistic expression is present in those who self-identify as an artist and those who do not because art has been meticulously layered within African Nova Scotian culture for over 400 years. Through church, hair, language, and community gatherings many forms of artistic expression exist. But what happens when you desire to take that natural artistic expression and elevate it to a higher craft? What barriers stand in your way?  Host, Jayde Symone, shares her truth about succumbing to artistic...
Topics: Art, Black Art, African Canadian, African Nova Scotian, Black, Black Identity, podcast, storytelling
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My Blackness, My Truth - Ep. 5 - Mental Health: The Bleakness of Black Representation
Topics: podcast, ckdu
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Mary MacDonald. Mary is running for President in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Evan Jeddore. Evan is running for Vice-President (Academic and External) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Samuel Eisner. Samuel is running for Vice-President (Internal) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Candyse Brisk. Candyse is running for Students with Disabilities Rep in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Veer Ghandhi. Veer is running for Vice-President (Internal) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Sara Goswami. Sara is running for International Students Community Rep in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Masuma Khan. Masuma is running for Vice-President (Academic and External) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Liam Finnegan. Liam is running for Vice-President (Finance and Operations) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Kati George-Jim. Kati is running for President in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Kathleen Olds. Kathleen is running for Board of Governors Rep in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Jonathon Frontain. Jonathon is running for Board of Governors Rep in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Jennifer Samson. Jennifer is running for President in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Isaac Greenberg. Isaac is running for President in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Irene Rose Saliendra. Irene is running for Vice-President (Student Life) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Devin Gourley. Devin is running for Vice-President (Student Life) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Cory Larsen. Cory is running for Vice-President (Student Life) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Chantal Khoury. Chantal is running for Vice-President (Finance and Operations) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Annie Shannon-Dwyer. Annie is running for Vice-President (Internal) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Andrew Hall. Andrew is running for Vice-President (Academic and External) in the DSU General Election 2018.
Topics: ckdu, podcast, dsu, dalhousie
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Ali Barnaby. Ali is running for Vice-President (Internal) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 8, 2018
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CKDU Interview with Ahmed Abdulhussain. Ahmed is running for Vice-President (Academic and External) in the DSU General Election 2018.
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Mar 2, 2018
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My Blackness, My Truth: Ep4 - Black Professional Paralysis
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Mar 2, 2018
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My Blackness, My Truth: Episode 2
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Dec 01, 2017
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Nov 24, 2017
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Nov 17, 2017
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Nov 03, 2017
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Oct 27, 2017
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Oct 20, 2017.
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It episode for Oct 13, 2017.
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Mar 1, 2018
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Into It Episode for Oct 06, 2017.
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Mar 1, 2018
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My Blackness, My Truth Ep1 - The Walking Woke
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Feb 26, 2018 CKDU
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Frank and candid conversations about race and identity, with a special focus on the African Nova Scotian experience.
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